Salistea - Alba

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Description

Gathered neck blouse (cămaşă cu mâneca din gât) made of white cotton, decorated with black embroidery called Punctul 'Ciocănele'  which gives the appearance of vertical bands of  black braid on the sleeves and front of the blouse.   A narrow row of black crochet lace is attached at the wrists.

Gathered black apron (şort) made of woven wool and decorated with two narrow vertical rows, and a  wider horizontal row of multicoloured embroidery. Multicoloured fringes made of wool are attached to the hem and sides. Back apron  (not visible) is a single width of black woollen material with horizontal stripes in gold thread.

Waist length  pieptar  made of white leather and decorated with black appliqué leather and black embroidery.

Black fringed scarf called broboadă

 

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Photo taken in Salistea, Alba in April 1994

 

 

 

 

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